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The photos in this section of the page were taken on September 17, 2004, at
Downtown Alive! in Lafayette and at
Acadiens' Festival de Musique Acadienne September 19, 2004.
Kevin Wimmer, shown in the left column on twin fiddles with
Courtney Granger, is now also playing and touring with The Red
Stick Ramblers and he also is a member of Racines. He is pictured below with Mitch Reed,
now with BeauSoleil and also a member of Racines.
Dirk Powell is
busy with a variety of projects. He tours the country playing
old style Appalachian music with the Dirk Powell Band. His
most recent album is Time Again, released in February
2004 by Rounder Records. He performed on banjo, fiddle, and bass
guitar with Loretta Lynn on the album Van Lear Rose,
which won a 2005 Grammy for Best Country Album. He was
musical advisor for the movie Cold Mountain and performed
on the movie soundtrack, which received a 2005 Grammy nomination
for the musical compilation produced by T. Bone Burnett. Powell also continues to produce recordings
in his Cypress House Studios in Parks next to his home.